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Can You Afford to Homeschool or Not?

Can you afford to homeschool? It’s a good question. Here I share what we have spent this last 15 years of homeschooling as well as what it would cost us to choose other schooling options. Homeschooling has been, hands down, one of the most fulfilling experiences of my “life as mom.” It’s also been one […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #5 – On the Go Meals

Spring activities are in full spring, meaning rushed dinners and busy nights. Take the load off with this easy meal plan to print and cook. I don’t know about you, but with spring in full gear, meal times are a little crazy around here. I’ve had several moms with kids in sports and activities say […]

Loaded Potato Salad with Greek Yogurt, Bacon & Cheddar

Summertime and its regular picnics and cookouts are just around the corner. Be sure to include a batch of this Loaded Potato Salad! One of my summertime resolutions is to include one picnic meal in our weekly meal plan. I know, big dreams. But, we have so many beautiful parks and beaches nearby, it’s a shame not […]

Five Favorite Things About May

April showers, bring May flowers. What do May flowers bring? The FishMama Trifecta, and then some.  2017 is just whipping past. Are we already one week into May?! How did that happen? Five Favorite Things is a game I created several years ago to play with my littles at bedtime. We lie in the dark […]

Budget-Friendly Vacation Tips for Families

Would you like to travel with your kids and see the world? Not sure you can swing it on a budget? Try these budget-friendly vacation tips to make it happen. For the first 15 years of our marriage — we’re approaching 23 years now — we traveled very little. Between work, babies, pregnancy, and debt, there […]

Quickest Chili in the West – Slow Cooker or Stovetop

Looking for a quick, hot meal? How about a quick supper to give as a gift? I gotcha covered on both counts with the Quickest Chili in the West. Quick meals, especially those that can be made ahead, are the name of the game in these here parts. Whether it’s a crazy work schedule for […]

Why I Think You Should Buy the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle (& Why Not)

You’ve heard about The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, but is it really worth it? Here are my candid thoughts. As a contributing author, I receive a portion of the sale when you buy through my link. Thanks for supporting my writing! By now, you’ve probably heard about The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle. Some of you have bought it […]

What if you could get your head on straight?

Feeling scattered and overwhelmed with lots of ideas and no way to act on them? What if you could get your head on straight and achieve goals? Maybe you’re the type of person who has all her ducks in a row, is never late to an appointment, dresses impeccably, and can open her door to […]